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a routine inspection back in september. >>> nasa is expected to give an update on its mission to mars today. it's happening in san francisco at the annual fall meeting. nasa is down playing rumors of major new findings from the curiosity rover. the announcement will be an aupdate about the first use of the analytical instruments. >>> pope benedict joining twitter. the vatican announced today pope benedict has its own. he will start tweeting december 12th. the pope will tweet in six languages. his twitter handle will be -- he has already has more than 35,000 followers. >>> new state lawmakers will take the state of oath in sacramento this morning. democrats won a historic super majority. that allows them to raise taxes with little concern of republican opposition. but leaders say they will avoid doing that considering voters just passed proposition 30. republicans and governor brown say they will be watching democrats to keep new taxes in check. >>> one of the first acts of the state assembly will be to honor an eagle scout. he was just told before his 18th birthday he would not be given the
. >> there had been rumors in the past few weeks that nasa was going to take an historic announcement about what "curiosity" found on cars. nasa scientists now say that was a misunderstanding. >>> good afternoon to you. we have a dry fairly nice day underway for your monday. the winds are right at -- are light at this hour. a temporary ridge of high pressure in place. giving you a live look at san francisco and the bay bridge, we've got, again, blue skies out there, high clouds passing overhead. those clouds will begin to increase a little bit later today, ahead of, yes, the next system. right now winds are light, calm in livermore and san jose and the breeze in fairfield, 8 miles per hour. temperatures are a little cooler than 24 hours ago. it was a chilly start but we're making up the difference in the afternoon. temperatures just below the season al average but not too bad with the sunshine in many cases. here's the stormtracker showing you high clouds moving overheard. this is about all we'll see -- overhead. this is about all we'll see today. but we have another system that will begin to mo
company already has a $1.6 billion contract with nasa. this new venture allows it to demonstrate the dependability of its falcon rockets. the deal is part of a special set-aside program that will help companies such as space-x compete against lockheed martin and boeing, both long- time aerospace contractors. the first air force launch of its falcon 9 rocket is scheduled for 2014. the stakes are high for zynga. the nevada gaming control board is considering if zynga is worthy of a gaming license. currently, game lovers can gamble with virtual chips on the website. a licence would make it possible for gamers on zynga to play with real money. if that happens, it would help the company win millions of customers. the licensing process tends to take up to 18 months. darden restaurants says that it won't cut employee hours after all as a way around paying for employees' healthcare. the parent company of olive garden and red lobster claimed paying for basic healthcare coverage for all full-time employees, as mandated by obamacare, would be devastating. as a result, it had planned to bump
. a nasa engineer created a wait for this to be possible. he takes a cool portrait. cuts out the eyes. puts anfá ios device behind it d uses another ios device to facetime that one so he can see what's going on. >> this is the coolest security device ever. you can watch the burglars in they're in your house. >> you can recreate this without using facetime and download a free app of his called digital duds which give you moving eyes without putting your own in there. >> look at that. creeping me out there for a fás. >> food for louie. don't know him? you will after this. >> see what the king of gag worthy eating puts down this time. >> it's like a gusher. ♪ because we know how much you do to make the holidays just right. from ornaments to ottomans, memories are made with ikea. - well, how about... - that smokers' helpline? yeah, they can give me a plan. - help me through the rough spots. - so you're ready to... quit? everyone wants me to quit-- my doctor, my wife, the dog. - not good for the dog. - anyone else? hmm? what? anyone else want you to quit? me! i want me to quit. tdd# 800-93
belt. twin spacecraft from nasa have been probing the so-called hostile radiation belt force several months now collecting detailed measure manies of high energy particles and radio waves. eight years after it landed on mars, nasa's rover opportunity is still making discoveries. scientists announceed today at the american geophysical union meeting in san francisco that the rover has uncovered hints of clay mirals. they're important because they hold clues about the martian climate and should help scientists figure out if surface conditions could've been favorable for life. >>> the use of drones in war zones has stirred global debate. now an east bay law enforcement agency is drawing fire for its plan to launch a drone in their community. >> we should not be rushing headlong into buying a drone before the safeguards are in place, before the county has decided it should get a drone. >> american civil liberties union spoke out against the drone plan today just before the alameda county board of supervisors took up the issue. the sheriff hopes to buy an unmanned aerial system or drone us
years. >>> nasa posting some intriguing video of our planet that was taken by a satellite at night. this video here shows the earth lit up by city lights in various parts of the globe. it was taken by a new satellite for nasa and the national weather service and was released just this week during a conference in san francisco. scientists say the new day/knightsen sore on the satellite makes it possible to view previously unobserved events on earth such as nighttime cloud formation. >>> we have gotten a lot of rain over the last couple days. are we pretty much done for now. >> we've got a break in the showers. they're very light. might be a few more tonight but it's really winding down so that's the good news. again this was more of a run of the mill storm as compare today those we saw over the weekend or sunday. live storm tracker 2 picks out showers here and i've had reports of modern rain fall up in the hills above san jose hose but, again, most of it is dying down. tonight we're looking for wet ground, cool long nights in valley fog to form so that's really the weather story. mo
memorial groves, a education center and a plaza. >>> after weeks of rumors, nasa delivered a understated assessment from the mars rover. in a news conference in san francisco they said samples collected had shown organic compounds but they can't be sure if that amounts to signs of life. >> we don't know if they are indigenous to mars or not. it will take us time to work through that. there is a lot of interest in that but the point is that the middle name is patience. >> today the scientists said the idea they might have found signs of life was a misunderstanding. >> a new break through in weather forecasting, new at 6:00 p.m. the new high tech tool that could help protect storms. >>> the steve jobs movie will premier in january. some of the filming took place in palo alto. it looks at 30 years in the co- founder. >>> coming up in 2 minutes, more on the school shut down after the big weekend storm. what they say getting back to normal will be especially hard. >> and a ceremony mark as power change, what democrats say they plan to do with their new found super majority vote. >>> cleaning
will be pushing for tighter web restrictions. >>> nasa is expected to give an update on the mission to mars later today. this will be happening in san francisco at the annual fall meeting at the annual geo goes physical meeting -- geophysical meeting. they will be given the mars rover update. >>> nine minutes before 8:00, a new multi-million dollar sports complex could be coming to san rafael. more on deet is -- more on the decision the city council faces tonight. >>> and also the mayor of detroit is in san francisco. he's settling a bet. what he will be doing today more than a months after the giants win the world series. (car horn) paying with your smartphone instead of cash... (phone rings) that's a step forward. with chase quickpay, you can send money directly to anyone's checking account. i guess he's a kicker... again, again! oh, no you don't! take a step forward and chase what matters. >>> the fate of a multi-million dollar soccer complex in san rafael may be decide. after seven years of research, city officials will consider to approve the proposed $6 million complex right near the san ra
and flood warnings. a flood warning in effect for nasa and sonoma county for the next hour. that's a heavy rainfall event. that means it is flooding, it's eminent, or is occurring right now. it's a very -- when you hear that, it's a big deal. sonoma and napa county. what are we tracking? this is the area right here. you don't need the 2 k 4 it out. this is major rainfall that here. how do i know its major rainfall? well, it's yellow. this is the storm report. every time i look at it, i'm impressed. i'm going to appear. the first one i will get is a peer at windsor. now, this is where the system was an hour ago. it's 6:07. an hour ago it produced a debris flow in hillsboro. these are national weather service observers. we've got another one. we've got a nonvendor storm wind gusts to 58 miles per hour. what am i saying? we got really heavy rain moving through the bay area right now. some of the hideous rain we seemed in a long time. that's why the national weather service had a flood warning out. that's what's happening now. this is going to drain into the major rivers. the napa river expect
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